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medicine for patellofemoral pain syndrome

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Patellofemoral: Another term used for knee pain from a multitude of causes.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy.: Usually physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications take care of the problem.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it can B episodi: ....C especially if u r doing a specific exercise that stresses the area of involvement of ur patella. Watch it closely ; figure out the activity ; av ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U need a hands on-: eval & imaging for alignment. C a fellowship trained sports ortho.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: I doubt it would provide any real benefit but you can always try it and find out.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Gallagher
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PCL insufficiency?: Where is the pain exactly? At the top of the patella? Quadriceps insertion? Or bottom of the patella - patella tendon insertion? If the patella ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
37 years experience Rheumatology
Quad exercises: Quadriceps strengthening exercises such as leg lifts or perhaps bike riding can be very helpful.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Could go either way: There are many different styles of yoga and each style has many different exercises/poses. I have no doubt that the proper type can help as well as no ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Do no use incline: It is ok to use the treadmill provided is not in an incline, incline increases the patellofemoral joint forces.Staight line should be ok.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is pain caused by motion of the patellofemoral joint, the joint between the kneecap and the femur or thigh bone. Exercises that strengthen the quad ... Read More

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